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Mexico mulls changing marijuana laws




Mexican soldiers stand amidst poppy flowers and marijuana plants during an operation at Petatlan hills in Guerrero state, Mexico on August 28, 2013. Mexico is being whipped by a drug cartels war disputing their place and the trafficking to the United States with unusual ferocity and sophisticated wepaons.
Mexican soldiers stand amidst poppy flowers and marijuana plants during an operation at Petatlan hills in Guerrero state, Mexico on August 28, 2013. Mexico is being whipped by a drug cartels war disputing their place and the trafficking to the United States with unusual ferocity and sophisticated wepaons.
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Uruguay is the first,but it may not be the last country in Latin America to change its drug policy on marijuana.

Already there are signs that Mexico could be moving in that direction. Last month, a number of bills were introduced in Mexico City, and at the national level that could soften drug laws regarding marijuana.

For more we're joined by Richard Fausset, reporter for the Los Angeles Times based in Mexico.